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Women’s athletics at Laurier has grown in leaps and bounds

In the 1990’s, Wilfrid Laurier University’s athletic facility only had four washroom stalls for the women’s athletic teams and the women’s change room was only a third of the size of the men’s change room.  Now, as of 2019, Laurier women’s varsity teams have won 36 out of the 73 OUA championships and seven of the 14 national championships in […]

by Pranav Desai· · Features ·
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Kelly Paton hopes to lead Hawks back to the playoffs in 2020

New coach, new regime, a team in progress. This is always a storyline that people follow in sports, especially when that new coach is from a winning background like coach Kelly Paton of the Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s hockey team. Having come from leading the Western Mustangs the last two seasons, putting together a 39-19 record, regular season and playoffs […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Inconsistency plagues Golden Hawks hockey teams as they get off to a slow start

It has been an up and down season so far for both the men’s and women’s Laurier hockey teams. The men’s team lost a few veterans at the end of last year and it seems like their leadership was certainly being missed by the Hawks, at least at the start of the season. The Hawks got off to a slow […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Laurier women’s hockey team announces Kelly Paton as new head coach

A new era has dawned upon us for Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s hockey.  Kelly Paton will be the Golden Hawks’ new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations taking over as the successor to Rick Osborne, who held the position for 15 years.  Despite the struggles of the last two years, having finished last in the OUA both seasons, […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Kelly Paton hired as new head coach and manager of Laurier women’s hockey

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s hockey team has a new head coach. On May 11, 2018, the Laurier Department of Athletics announced the hiring of Kelly Paton as the new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations. Paton coached the Western Mustangs for the past two seasons and led the Hawks’ rivals to a U-Sports silver medal in 2017. […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Rick Osborne retires after 15 years of coaching

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s hockey head coach, Rick Osborne, has announced his retirement after an extraordinary 15-year career. Osborne will continue the 2017-18 season behind the Hawks’ bench and will retire at the end of the year. For Osborne, retirement is something that he had been contemplating since the conclusion of last year. “What I was looking for is [that] […]

by Pranav Desai· · Hockey, Sports ·